COMMON ERRORS


Direction: In the following questions, some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is your answer. If a sentence is free from error, then your answer is (4) i.e. No error.

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. I shall have to
    2. withdraw from my savings
    3. to buy a new car.
    4. No error.

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    No error

    Correct Option: D

    No error


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The old lady swooned
    2. but was soon
    3. restored at senses.
    4. No error

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    When we restore somebody/something to something/somebody, we use to after restore Hence, restore to senses is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    When we restore somebody/something to something/somebody, we use to after restore Hence, restore to senses is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. I like reading
    2. more than
    3. to play.
    4. No error

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    Here, playing is the Object of the sentence and in this case Gerund will be used. Hence, playing is the right usage

    Correct Option: C

    Here, playing is the Object of the sentence and in this case Gerund will be used. Hence, playing is the right usage


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. He feels his troubles
    2. as much or
    3. even more than they.
    4. No error

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    Here,even more than they are is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    Here,even more than they are is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. One of the most
    2. widely spread
    3. bad habit is the use of tobacco.
    4. No error

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    one of is followed by a Plural Noun/Pronoun Hence, bad habits is the use of tobacco is the right usage

    Correct Option: C

    one of is followed by a Plural Noun/Pronoun Hence, bad habits is the use of tobacco is the right usage